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Taxonavigation: Poales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Poales

Familia: Poaceae
Subfamilia: Panicoideae
Tribus: Paniceae
Subtribus: Boivinellinae
Genus: Chasechloa
Species: C. egregia – C. madagascariensis



Chasechloa A.Camus, Bull. Soc. Bot. France 95: 330. (1949)

  • Type species: Chasechloa madagascariensis (Baker) A.Camus, Bull. Soc. Bot. France 95: 331. (1949)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Western Indian Ocean
      • Madagascar

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



Primary references


Additional references

  • Silva, C., G. Besnard, A. Piot, J. Razanatsoa, R. P. Oliveira & M. S. Vorontsova. 2017. Museomics Resolve the Systematics of an Endangered Grass Lineage Endemic to NW Madagascar. Annals of Botany (London) 119: 339–351. DOI: 10.1093/aob/mcw208

Vernacular names

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